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Douglas Lilburn: The Landscape of a New Zealand Composer


Douglas Lilburn: The Landscape of a New Zealand Composer

Publication year: 2002

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A limited edition 10 CD boxed set of the remarkable radio documentary tracing the life and music of Douglas Lilburn. The set is made available through SOUNZ in collaboration with Radio NZ Concert and the producers Roger Smith and Gareth Watkins.

Interviews with the composer, his family, friends, and colleagues both composers and performers make this a comprehensive and remarkable documentation of New Zealand's most influential composer. The CDs are accompanied by a comprehensive booklet, which includes details of every source utilised, making it ideal as a resource for in-depth as well as 'interest's sake' study.

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8h 38m


10 sound discs (ca. 518 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([40] p. : ill.)


Publisher note

Concert FM

Author note

Smith, Roger and Watkins, Gareth

Content note

1. In Search of a Tradition
2. Practicalities
3. Nature
4. Methods
5. Hands
6. Canvases
7. Relationships
8. Fashions
9. Withdrawing
10 Legacies